Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!

Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”

A real sh*ty reminder

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Several times over the past few weeks, i can safely say I’ve had a real toilet slap in the face reminder, why it’s so vital to have access to a crazy thing like a ‘toilet’. As a campaigner you feel likeContinue reading “A real sh*ty reminder”

Calling on all Local Authorities.

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. “Life changing” Would these two words automatically pop to mind when thinking or talking about a toilets? My guess is probably not and why would they – the ‘call of nature’ is a natural bodily function that happens multiple times aContinue reading “Calling on all Local Authorities.”

National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?

It’s been nearly two weeks since the launch of the National Disability Strategy – this long-awaited strategy, named by the Prime Minister ‘most ambitious endeavor on disability in a generation’. How has this long-awaited supposed “game changer” been received with a muted response from charities and other organisations that represent the interests of 14.1 millionContinue reading “National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?”

Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on bothContinue reading “Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!”

Access means??

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article, all views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. There are over 14 million disabled people living in the UK, it’s safe to say have been adapting their lives for many years, already faced with restrictions, health anxieties and challenges. It’s just a part ofContinue reading “Access means??”

Why we still need awareness.

Hey everyone, welcome back. Let’s talk about awareness. You may, or may not know we have a few coming up over the next few months like the month of June is ‘Carers Week’ and July is ‘Disability Pride’. You might have very mixed feelings when it comes to all the awareness around disability but everyContinue reading “Why we still need awareness.”

I have been nominated for the National Diversity awards

I am incredibly honoured and blown away that someone took the time to nominate me for a National Diversity Award. Category: positive role model – Disability. The National Diversity Awards – is a swish black tie event, which celebrates the exceptional achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognitionContinue reading “I have been nominated for the National Diversity awards”